Netflix 'The Circle': Ex Harlem Globetrotter Crissa Jackson brings 'full-court vision' to show

The social media influencer is also an LGBTQ+ activist, and easily a crowd favorite


                            Netflix 'The Circle': Ex Harlem Globetrotter Crissa Jackson brings 'full-court vision' to show
Crissa Jackson from 'The Circle' (Instagram - @crissa_ace)
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Netflix is all set to welcome 'The Circle' for its 4th instalment after the show had a successful run of 3 seasons in the past. The popular reality show is scheduled to premiere on May 4, 2022. The intriguing game show will be seeing nine contestants enter the competition to "fake it till they make it", so to speak. One among the 9 contestants will be former basketball player Crissa Jackson

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Hosted by famous comedian and actress Michelle Buteau, each contestant will up their social media game to catfish online! Who has the chance to win the label of the top influencer?

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Season 4 of 'The Circle' will see a total of 9 contestants competing in a wild game of catfishing. Gaining the highest rank and likes among other members is what will get them the winning spot, not to mention, a chance to land themselves the prize money of a grand $150,000!

While each contestant won't be allowed to meet their online buddy in person up until the finale, they're allowed to text and send pictures to one another. 

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Who is Crissa Jackson?

Crissa Jackson is a 31-year-old social media influencer by profession. Her social media is packed with several videos that she creates, predominantly focused on basketball. Fun fact, Jackson is the 13th woman to play for the Harlem Globetrotters, and has decided to play the game show with her "full-court vision", and by simply being herself.

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Crissa first started playing basketball at the age of 7. She went to Globetrotters game as a child and always enjoyed watching them play. In time and as she grew older, Crissa joined a Chris ‘Handles’ Franklin’s basketball camp in Harrisburg. Franklin being a former Globetrotter himself is the main reason why Crissa wanted to play for the Harlem Globetrotters in the first place.

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She also played as a point guard at Savannah State University before moving to Loma Nazarene University in California. In 2015, she tried out for the Globetrotters tryouts in Philadelphia and officially became the 13th woman to play for the team.


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Stay tuned for Season 4 of 'The Circle' that premieres on May 4, 2022, on Netflix.